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CWT Learning Agenda
Jan 17, 2017 · File

CWT Learning Agenda

The CWT Learning Agenda details the priority strategic approaches, key questions, and activities that the CWT Collaborative Learning Group will pursue through E3/FAB's Cross-Mission Learning Program. This document serves as the foundation for learning efforts and is the best starting…

CIFOR day story
Jan 05, 2017 · File

CIFOR day story

CIFOR day story

Legal Ivory Trade in a Corrupt World and its Impact on African Elephant Population
Jan 05, 2017 · File

Legal Ivory Trade in a Corrupt World and its Impact on African Elephant Population

The author attempts to assess how a legal trade in ivory is likely to affect elephant populations.

Rethinking Corruption in Conservation Crime: Insights from Madagascar
Jan 05, 2017 · File

Rethinking Corruption in Conservation Crime: Insights from Madagascar

The researchers found that non-compliance with conservation rules were associated with a lack of knowledge or interest in conservation, poor recollection of forest rules, and uneven enforcement.

Adding It Up: Economic Tools To Improve Infrastructure Planning and Biodiversity Conservation
Dec 19, 2016 · File

Adding It Up: Economic Tools To Improve Infrastructure Planning and Biodiversity Conservation

USAID believes that decisions about whether and where to build roads, dams and other infrastructure should carefully evaluate biodiversity impacts and the opportunity cost of losing ecosystem goods and services. The Biodiversity Understanding in Infrastructure and Landscape Development (BUILD) Program…

CIFOR Day at USAID
Dec 08, 2016 · File

CIFOR Day at USAID

USAID’s Office of Forestry and Biodiversity (FAB) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) teamed up this past October to host a series of seminars focused on integrating biodiversity and forests into diverse development objectives including food security, the…

‘Such Misconducts Don’t Make a Good Ranger’: Examining Law Enforcement Ranger Wrongdoing in Uganda
Nov 22, 2016 · File

‘Such Misconducts Don’t Make a Good Ranger’: Examining Law Enforcement Ranger Wrongdoing in Uganda

This case study offers an in-depth examination of rangers’ experiences with and perceptions of wrongdoing in a specific Ugandan protected area.

Wildlife & Forest Crime Analytic Toolkit
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Wildlife & Forest Crime Analytic Toolkit

This toolkit is intended to serve as an initial entry point for national governments, international actors, practitioners and scholars to better understand the complexity of wildlife and forest crime, and to serve as a framework around which a prevention and…

Wildlife Crime: A Guide to the Use of Forensic & Specialist Techniques in the Investigation of Wildlife Crime
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Wildlife Crime: A Guide to the Use of Forensic & Specialist Techniques in the Investigation of Wildlife Crime

This handbook is aimed at enforcement officers involved in wildlife crime investigation. It is written from the perspective of law enforcement in the UK, but many of the described techniques will be applicable to wildlife crime investigation at an international level.

Protected Area Staff Training: Guidelines for Planning and Management
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Protected Area Staff Training: Guidelines for Planning and Management

This guide from the IUCN is designed to help protected area managers to develop, implement, and evaluate targeted training programs to build and maintain staff competencies.

Competence Standards for Protected Area Jobs in South East Asia
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Competence Standards for Protected Area Jobs in South East Asia

This guide by the ASEAN Regional Centre for Biodiversity Conservation provides suggested competence standards for protected area jobs, including enforcement agents.

Strategies for Enforcing Wildlife Trade Regulations in Ulaanbaatar
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Strategies for Enforcing Wildlife Trade Regulations in Ulaanbaatar

This case study reviews and recommends strategies to regulate wildlife trade through Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Horn of Contention: A Review of the Literature on the Economics of Trade in Rhino Horn
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Horn of Contention: A Review of the Literature on the Economics of Trade in Rhino Horn

This paper offers insight into the predicted bio-economic effects of legalizing the trade of rhino horns, with important theoretical implications for similar illegal wildlife products.

The Disappearing Act: The Illicit Trade in Wildlife in Asia
Nov 22, 2016 · File

The Disappearing Act: The Illicit Trade in Wildlife in Asia

A Foreign Policy working paper by the Brookings Institution that reviews the current status of illegal wildlife trade in Asia and provides a broad set of guidelines for designing policy responses.

Conservation, Crime and Communities: Case Studies of Efforts to Engage Local Communities in Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Conservation, Crime and Communities: Case Studies of Efforts to Engage Local Communities in Tackling Illegal Wildlife Trade

A series of case studies that explore “well-known and less well-known examples of both the highs and lows of engaging local communities in tackling illegal wildlife trade.”

Poaching Is More Than an Enforcement Problem
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Poaching Is More Than an Enforcement Problem

A policy paper that explores strategies to reduce poaching other than enforcement, including demand reduction, farmed wildlife, social marketing, and incentivizing and empowering local communities.

Policing the Wilderness: A Descriptive Study of Wildlife Conservation Officers in South Africa
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Policing the Wilderness: A Descriptive Study of Wildlife Conservation Officers in South Africa

A qualitative case study of the careers of field rangers in South Africa using data gathered from interviews and observation in six public and private game reserves, two training schools, and a university program.

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU, 5-6 November 2001, Frankfurt, Germany
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Proceedings of the International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU, 5-6 November 2001, Frankfurt, Germany

Conference proceedings from “International Expert Workshop on the Enforcement of Wildlife Trade Controls in the EU” held by TRAFFIC Europe and the IUCN Environmental Law Center.

Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) Ustyurt Landscape Conservation Initiative (ULCI)
Nov 22, 2016 · File

Sustainable Conservation Approaches in Priority Ecosystems (SCAPES) Ustyurt Landscape Conservation Initiative (ULCI)

Final report for the Ustyurt Landscape Conservation Initiative (UCLI), a USAID-funded activity under the SCAPES program, implemented from 2009 to 2014.

The South Africa - Viet Nam Rhino Horn Trade Nexus: A Deadly Combination of Institutional Lapses, Corrupt Wildlife Industry Professionals and Asian Crime Syndicates
Nov 22, 2016 · File

The South Africa - Viet Nam Rhino Horn Trade Nexus: A Deadly Combination of Institutional Lapses, Corrupt Wildlife Industry Professionals and Asian Crime Syndicates

This is a 2012 TRAFFIC report summarizing the dynamics and drivers of the illegal trade in rhino horn from South Africa to Vietnam and aims to contribute understanding toward the “salient factors both in source country and end-use markets that…

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